Darkroom Digest: Stop Baths - Water vs. Acid

In this article, I thought it might be helpful to compare water versus acid-based stop baths and open up the conversation with other photographers. I should first cover...
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Darkroom Digest: Understanding Silver Halides for Darkroom Photographers

It feels impossible for me to think about darkroom photography without at least being curious about the role of silver halides. While it isn't necessary to know the scie...
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The Value of Continuing to Create - A Photographers Perspective

I was talking to a young and energetic photographer recently and he asked me if I had one piece of advice for new photographers, what would it be? After thinking about i...
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Video - Unboxing My New Chamonix 5x7 Large Format View Camera

I thought it would be fun to share the unboxing of my new 5x7 Chamonix View Camera with everyone, so I hope you enjoy the video. Join my Free Newsletter and never miss...
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Applying The 80/20 Principle In Your Photography

I have been thinking about the core elements that help me achieve high levels of success and I wanted to share my approach with other photographers to possibly help in a...
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Laying Out Mounting & Mat Options For My New Platinum Histograph Heirloom Panoramic Prints

I get a lot of questions about the presentation of prints, so I thought I would share some background information about a project that I am working on for next year. I t...
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Hahnemühle Platinum Rag Paper Has Proven To Be an Outstanding Paper

Paper choice is critical in the platinum printmaking process, arguably, more than all other photographic processes. That may sound like a bold statement, but since the pl...
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The Single Best Question A Photographer Can Ask

I have been reflecting recently on the last thirty years of being a photographer, and I discovered some things about myself that I suspect will apply and help other photo...
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Darkroom Digest: Exploring Divided D-23 Large Format B&W Film Development

What is D-23 black and white film developer and why do photographers use it? I will help answer those two questions in this article for you, in hopes that you may find a...
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The Tim Layton Fine Art Angel Supporter Program For Platinum Histograph Heirloom Prints

As a Tim Layton Fine Art Angel Supporter, you make things possible that otherwise would not be an option for me as an artist. Your generous contribution every year is ap...
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